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night. we could use the rain. it has been pretty dry. you will notice it does feel out side. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. kind of a busy start. southbound 295, we have an accident coming in there. delays may be developing. traveling on monkton road, there is a downed tree. be extra careful as you travel in that region. mountain health, we do have an accident there in the perryville region. as far as volume, we are in pretty good shape. this is a quick live look outside. things are flowing smoothly at harford road. a problem-free writing so far on the west side at liberty. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> with nearly six weeks to go until americans head to the poll, leaders are preparing to roll out their agenda. >> kate amara is in our washington bureau with more. >> the pledge to america it is like a sequel to the contract with america, a campaign platform designed to show voters the gop is listening and ready to govern. >> a pledge to america. >> leaders rolled out their p
. it is teasing us. we're going to hang out and see what happens, until they run us off the island of. >> evacuation orders are already in eect on okra island, and more are expected today. many are not waiting for orders. preparing to ride out the storm. >> i will be in the basement if need be. we have plenty of supplies. >> the entire east coast now anxiously awaiting an unwelcome guest, hurricane earl. officials will meet later this morning to discuss the possibility of evacuation's and it to continue to prepare for earl. jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can follow earl's pass on our website, wbaltv.com. we will begin live coverage beginning tonight as hurricane earl moves closer to maryland. how local emergency officials are preparing for the storm. >> an 83-year-old woman claimed she was sexually assaulted inside her home. >> she said she was raped. police say they need your help to find him. we have more details. >> police have been handing out fliers and asking the public's help in finding the man they say raped the elderly woman. the suspect broke into her home around 1 in the
in iowa as well as richmond, virginia. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tell us more about those trips to ohio and virginia. >> the president has been hosting backyard discussions with voters about the economy and how they have been struggling. that is what he will be doing more of today. he will meet with a family in des moines, iowa, and he will be doing the same thing when he travels to richmond, virginia. >> kate amara, thank you. jimmy carter is expected to be released from the hospital this morning. he felt ill on a flight to cleveland. he said it was just an upset stomach. he is expected to resume his book tour this week. >> we have an update. some of baltimore county residents are speaking out about a man who was found dead in cockeysville. violence is expected. a witness says the victim was beaten with a bat by a group of people. police are not going into details. >> the police department is mourning the loss of one of their own. james fowler was killed on monday. he was on his way to a trading program at penn state. he leaves behind a wife and two children. [sirens] >> a ban
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it has felt like early fall. >> the overnight lows were in the 40's and 50's. we will throw summer back into the picture. people want summer to hang on as long as possible. today and tomorrow, this is for you. we have a few high, thin clouds. 62 degrees at bwi. it warm up quickly. 88 today. the average high temperature is 81. mostly sunny skies all the way through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we really could use some rain. first we say good morning to kim and see what is happening on the roads. >> good morning. jennifere that ge franciotti is live on the scene at is causing some delays. take garrison avenue instead. there is an accident at edmundson at number carrollton. howard county, there's a road closures because of another fire. the alternate is cedar lane. report of a vehicle fire on northbound 97. we're watching out for that as well. this is the west side of the beltway at liberty road. no problems there to report. we switch over to 95
, the sea breeze giving us some ice conditions out here. really comfortable low humidity, and folks are able to enjoy themselves -- nice conditions out here. we have the mayor of ocean city joining us. we talked last hour and there were some things you wanted to point out. a lot of people are wondering, should i come down, and when? you are telling folks definitely come down, but may be planted out a little bit crude >> just common sense. it looks like the storm will arrive sometime friday morning and pushed through here friday afternoon. is moving pretty quickly and should be out of here late friday afternoon. after that, this is the kind of whether we can expect not long after that. we encourage everyone to plan to continue to come to ocean city, just wait until the event is passed. later on friday, early saturday morning to you should not have any problems at all. >> the national weather service issuing a tropical storm warning for this area. what precautions are you taking? another you are taking it seriously, but we are not talking about evacuation's here, just being prepared. >> we are
by bit added, in politics, perception rules. >> if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> this new but it conjures images of segregation, but watching her statement in context does not. she is speaking to the interdenominational ministerial alliance. >> i do not know that a practice that. if he is elected he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he teaches are in politics does not believe that she is purposely injecting race into the context. racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it will be there whether we say it or not. it is left to the politicians to walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without release saying it. or, you know, sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon it is elected, the city would become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this expert says the office has a historical relevance. >> it is a very emotional deal because he was unseated by -- who was backed by a white machine politicians. >> he advocated shooting him. >> you must teach a
. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check the weather and traffic. >> sunshine, temperatures in the 70's last weekend. now summer will make a brief comeback. upper 80's today. let's start with what is happening right now. it is comfortable at the present time. this afternoon will feel more like summer. 93% relative humidity. that will be coming down. 88 is the forecasted high temperature. the average high temperature is 81. i know it has been dry out there. we could use some rain. we have a slight chance for rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we have a few things to mention. we did pick up an accident at edmonson avenue. there is fire activity at hillsdale road, which is closed in both directions. the alternate will be garrison. in columbia, we do have a fire. it has shut down harmel drive. alltel it will be cedar lane -- the alternates will be cedar lane. no problems out there. 95 at the toll plaza, switching over to a live view. southbound traffic is in a little heavier but no delays to report. that is the latest on
not affect us much. there will be some clearing tonight. patchy fog will be possible. it could last until sunrise. the wind will be called. the lows will drop into the upper 50's to around 60. it will be 79 to 83 tomorrow for the high. there could be a shower north after sunset. it will most likely be in pennsylvania if it occurs at all. in the tropics, we have igor. it is an impressive storm. it is way out in the pacific, 1,100 miles away from the caribbean islands. we have another weather disturbance out there that the forecasters are watching. igor is a category four storm and headed for bermuda. look at the wind speeds. 150 miles per hour is expected as it tracks north. it looks like it will be a category four storm. rain is moving out of the picture. here is the shower activity north of us overnight tomorrow night into tuesday. the forecast is basically dry. 81 tomorrow. 82 wednesday. late thursday and friday, we have another small chance for thunder shower activity. >> what do you have today? >> it was a soft open on thursday for the nfl. we're going to take a look at some of the te
for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a vehicle fire. let's let it drive times. 11 minutes on the ad lib northeast side. eight minutes to tr
for joining us this morning. we will check the weather and traffic. >> one more hot day for us. over the weekend, we will drop into the 70's. that will be very refreshing. when you step out this morning, you will feel the humidity. the temperature is near 70. when the dew point is close to the actual temperature, there is a lot of water in the year. we will see a few more clouds that it yesterday. we do have better news for the weekend. earl may mess things up at the beginning of the weekend down at the beach. >> fortunately it is a long weekend for folks. >> do not change your plans. the rest of the weekend will be great at the beach. >> we are not dealing with any thing significant out there. we're checking the speed sensors. we are not picking up any real delays. 50 miles per hour on the outer loop around the harrisburg expressway. looking good out of the northeast. 795, check in at speed sensors at 61 miles per hour approaching owings mills. so far so good on 70 approaching the beltway. this is right near 29. east and westbound traffic is looking good so far. it is still moving w
that we put our differences behind us. i reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal our division, joined together. i believe we will be democrats united. >> here is the concessions -- the concession statement i would like to thank all of the supporters. i am proud of the campaign ran that focuses on the issues. i concede, at this point in the race, and i wish the citizens of baltimore county well. kevin kamenetz says he wants joe bartenfelder's support you heard and say democrats will be united. there is no word on whether he will get that support. there is some word that the republican nominee will get the support. as for the primary, the latest tally we have is kevin kamenetz with 52% of the vote, and joe bartenfelder with 44%. >> thank you. the race for maryland governor now begins governor martin o'malley easily won the democratic nomination and former governor robert ehrlich held off brian murphy. despite a high-profile endorsement from sarah palin. you can see the results -- of the other races at the bottom of your screen. officials say turnout was lower than expected. by t
grandfather got out on the steps and pretty much it was just us that had to joump out the roof. >> what is that like to have to jump off a roof? >> i couldn't believe i did that because in that moment, at that moment two had already jumped off and i could feel the roof panels burning up and the fire hurt. it burned so it was get burned or jump. >> dylan, you said you could hear the glass shattering? >> yes. when i got outside, and i saw christine and geoand they were yelling and screaming jump, jump! then all of a sudden i heard glass breaking and heard metal bars popping and breaking and snapping, and i just kept on saying, please, be ok. please, be ok. and what happened was it just kept on breaking. and i was really, really scared. >> guys, thank you for talking with us and we hope your mother-in-law will be ok. we know she was taken to the hospital and that the point it's not believed she has any fractures which is unbelievable considering the height she had to jump from. firefighters say this was contained to the two-story dwelling and don't have a cause yet but fire investigators a
headquarters with the latest. >> people who live in the apartment complex tell us they knew something was wrong when they heard a woman screaming. a 17-year-old found her mother and mother's boyfriend trapped inside their burning apartment. >> this is very sad. >> when she called 911 to report a fire, never dreamed her neighbor's apartment would turn into a crime scene. firefighters found a small fire burning an apartment with a couple inside. >> we don't think their injuries were caused by the fire. it looks like there was another cause. >> investigators say is unclear whether a domestic dispute or third party is to blame. >> it is heartbreaking. this woman had four beautiful children. >> friends say the couple was raising two girls and two boys. >> all of them are good kids, well-be saved. -- well-behaved. she was an exceptional mom to those kids. to know their mother is gone is heart wrenching. >> neighbors tell us the youngest children walk come to school -- walked home from school and encountered their building cordoned off. the victims friends word -- worried about the impact it will have
used to be a death sentence, but now treatment is changing that. >> one area hospital where treatment is taking place in baltimore. we have more from the university of maryland medical center. >> it is a devastating, scary. >> he remembers being told three years ago he had stage one throat cancer after doctors here found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i felt along the side of my throat. i thought in the beginning it was a throw gland. >> instead of being treated with radiology, they might have chosen surgery if this state of the art technology had been opened. the dead into robot has been used for heart surgery end - - the davinci robot has been used for heart surgery and was recently approved for throat surgery. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision movements. >> we have cameras that go into 3d mouth, ala was allow us a viewe, and we can remove a tumor. >> it is changing the game for patients and doctors. the benefits of using the division she seem to be pretty amazing. faster recovery time -- using the da vinci. >> when i was training, the only option that pati
. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> right now. >> summer it will hang on for awhile. we do have some rain in the forecast. we are still a little behind. most of you will enjoy the rain if you get it at your house. we have partly cloudy skies and 62 degrees at the airport. it is significantly warmer at this time then we were yesterday. we are a good 10 degrees above average and a chance for some scattered thunderstorms late this afternoon and into this evening. first we say good morning to sarah and check on the roads. >> bad news for those traveling westbound on 70 approaching woodbine road. there is an accident that involves an overturned tractor trailer. all westbound lanes are closed. mount vernon place, there will be some closures as of 7:00 a.m. in both directions because of the book festival. southbound 95, another an overturned vehicle. watch for delays developing their coming down from havre de grace. this is a live view of traffic. 95 south of aberdeen. we are looking for delays because of that a
problems may arise. >> the director of the city operations center joins us live on the phone. good morning. mr. any flooding in the city? but we have received reports of localized flooding come around the patapsco avenue. . the road is already close. historically we have instances of flooding there. with the amount of rain we had overnight, that area is already under water. >> when we anticipate heavy rain, there are pockets where you know it is going to flood. to try to get a jump on things? >> yes. we try to utilize transportation and assets so that it frees up fire employees so they cannot respond to major emergencies. the usual suspects are the 83 corridor, jones falls, middle mill up around the mount washington area. and the fells point area. we're not too concerned with the storm surges. given the amount of rain that is falling, and the cells did seem to be all over the place, it is anybody's guess on work the flooding will be the worst. it could be an area where there is not a stream or a tributary at all, where a storm drain becomes clogged. so we're keeping an eye on everything to
a controversy as he moves forward with plans to burn copies of the cuaron. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with more on this story. zphathe >> good morning, mindy. ahead of this protest, plans for security at home and abroad. >> the state department ordered ambassadors around the world to take action and precautions amid the fact that the cuaron burning -- leaders from around the world and across the political and religious spectrum are condemning the plan to protest 9/11. >> we have to make sure our country is known around the world as a place where liberty of religion and respect and love for your neighbor are the most prominent in our society. >> despite pressure to back down, the leader of the small florida church is moving forward. >> so as of right now, we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> but pastor terry jones will have to do it without the internet since his website was canceled. >> we feel that is an indirect of course, violation of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech. >> a spokesperson for the web post says the site was cancele
and oil began to seep into the gulf which was the start of the worst spill in u.s. history. now, 154 days later, government scientists say the final seal is holding tight and that the well will never leave again. president obama acknowledged the work that had been done and perhaps the more difficult job that lies ahead in a written statement which says in part, "we will continue to work closely with the people of the gulf to rebuild their livelihood and restore the environment that supports them. my administration will see the communities, businesses, and fragile ecosystems through this difficult time." these are difficulties that continue to wash up along the gulf coast. cleanup crews fight every day, but it seems right now the oil is winning. >> we cannot fix this on our own. we can rebuild this on our own. we need help from the whole country. i mean, really, everybody. >> reported for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a cold front made its way through last night. it was a dry cold front, but it made things feel quite pleasant. yesterday, we talked out at 84 degrees which was a little above the usual
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >>
patrol car arrived, the man began attacking the officer. they say the officer used his patrol car door to push the man away. >> there was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time a second officer pulled up to this team, observed what was going on and shot the suspect in the chest two times. >> the shopping center remain closed as police tried to sort out what happened. the officers are now on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. store managers and business owners were shocked. >> its life and things happen, but there's no area where there's not going to be any crime. we're not going to change anything. we're going to keep doing what we have been doing. >> so far, police have not release the identity of the man tried they say he is in critical but stable condition at shock trauma. >> tonight, a baltimore teenager is behind bars charged in a deadly shooting last month. according to police, the 70- rolled was one of three suspects to approach a 30-year-old as he sat in his car in brooklyn park. detectives believe hill tried to drive off and he was shot
airlines could be on the horizon. >> kim dacey joins us live from federal hill with more on what this will mean for the airport and baltimore. >> southwest is the largest air carrier in baltimore. one economist says the announcement will mean good things for baltimore and bwi southwest airlines is the largest carrier for bwi, running 140 flights out of baltimore. a merger between southwest and airtran will mean more flights and more passengers. passengers will spend more money on things like parking and a food. that translates into more money for the city and state. >> there could be benefits for hotels if baltimore is a more convenient destination. convention planners will choose hotels here. that is good news. >> there are still some unanswered questions about the deal. no decisions have been made about eliminating employees. there will likely be job losses on the corporate level. more jobs could come to baltimore. >> southwest gets bigger at bwi. there are more flights. more flights mean more people needed to book the flights, to help passengers, including screening them throu
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> this would be a great morning to sleep in. if you have to go to work, give yourself some extra time. take an umbrella and a light jacket. the rain it is around most of the major thoroughfares. the beltway, up and down 95, 70, 83. the forecast for today, periods of rain. there could be some breaks here and there. upper 60's and low 70's. we will not move much temperature-wise. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> the rain is having an impact on the morning commute. we have several axes. there is one at the j.f.x. 40 miles per hour. watch for delays there. outer loop at reisterstown road, there is an accident off to the side. a vehicle spun out and is facing the wrong direction. watch for flooding on route 40 in both directions at rolling road. number at 295, there is another accident. a busy start to your morning commute. this is a mere 29. there was an accident past 29. we switch over to a live view of traffic at the beltway
businesses and residents. >> the nablus mayor tells us that there are concerns about thursday not's high tide as wind patterns are keeping water in the bay. he is offering extreme caution to those in low-lying areas. >> most people know what to expect, this is a matter of using common sense. >> at it is eerie how many people here in annapolis are talking about the hurricane and how all of this heavy rain and flooding reminds them of that and certainly they will be keeping a close eye on the high tide as it rolls in. the u.s. naval academy tells us 7 inches of rain now in annapolis. that is the very latest. is it much the same up there or not as bad? >> much of the same. i am standing on a bridge overwinters run in hartford county. the occasional boom you may hear is not under, this is debris slamming into the bridge. -- the occasional boom you may hear is not thunder. sirens wailed just as torrential rainfall and wind gusts counted hartford county. the storm created a wicked scho. >> they are making arrangements for middle school and high school. >> they always think of the safety of the chil
30s and jessamy by about 1300 votes. jennifer franciotti joins us live with more. we thought this was all over. >> we sure did. this is a prime example of how every vote counts. neither camp is willing to can see until all of the absentee ballots have been counted. it still took the board of elections nearly a full day to release complete returns. the race between bernstein and jessamy is too close to call. 3% has been lost in limbo. they forgot to turn and memory cards from 82 voting machines. those cards have been tracked down. there is nothing suspicious or unusual about the slope accounting. >> when you have an election, it is not uncommon to be at 100% within 24 hours. >> now here it is two days after the race and there is concern about the absentee ballots. the counting will begin this morning. we could have the results by this evening. who knows? i could be here tomorrow morning. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the big fight in washington is about politics. >> the president wants to cut taxes for the middle class. withamara jordan's us live more details -- kat
'm mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony pann has a check of the forecast. >> no pressure, mindy, huh? you want perfect temperatures and clear skies. >> you can deliver that, i know you can. >> you're right, i can. autumn does begin wednesday night. we're counting down. the equinox is at -- >> party at your house. >> it is a big meteorological party. i don't know if you guys are invited. it's kind of wild. you know those equinox parties, i don't know. >> i'm not sure i can handle that. >> i don't know if you're ready for an equinox party, but i'll let you know. let's talk about what's happening right now. things are nice and quiet. partly cloudy skies, the temperatures are kind of mild for this time of the year, this time of the day, in the mid 60's. a little breeze coming out of the north at 7 miles per hour. it is going to be a breezy afternoon, but just a mix of sun and clouds expected with high temperatures in the upper 70's. so a nice start to the workweek. we do have some rain in the forecast for later on this week. i'll show you the s
welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check on weather and traffic. it is raining. >> it will slow things down. give yourself some extra time. keep a jacket and an umbrella with you. we will be in the 60's today. we can see moderate to heavy rain represented by the oranges and yellow. give yourself as much extra time as you can. we'll have periods of rain. there could be some breaks. high temperatures in the upper 60's and maybe do the low 70's if we are lucky. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we will check on when things will clear up. >> we have a couple of accidents just in. eastbound 70 is a busy road. we have an accident reported past route 29. watch for delays there. westbound 100, the ramp from snowden river parkway has now been reopened. we're dealing with a new crash northbound on to 95 near 100. another spot where you could find some slow going. delays on the north side. it will be a slick start. nothing significant on the beltway. still moving pretty good on 95.
with a woman, and the car is using a donut spare tire as one of its wheels. police are asking if you have information to call 9/1. >> a new trial starts this week for the state's revised cang statute. duwan marshall. the judge heard juror's testimony that included alleged misconduct after a jury used the internet to search the suspect's prior criminal record. >> a sheriff's report this weekend for family members of murder victims. to recognize the impact on the victim's -- victims' families. they heard from people that had losses themselves. >> the purpose of this is so we can get healing to our city and also to let our city government know that something needs to be done about the murders on the street to keep the streets safer for our children. >> street -- there was counseling for those who were interested. >> the ninth anniversary of the -- of 9/11. here's 11 news reporter france france -- michelle franzen. >> family and survivors gathered in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. they read names of each one lost. and at times the public ceremony included personal and emotional tribute
to step outside. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day, do you think it's fair to force parents to leave a restaurant if their child becomes loud or unruley? email your response to us at watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 5:37. 62 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the way e.r. crews treat cardiac arrest patients is put to the test. >> and your level of education could affect whether you're at a higher rescue of cardio vascular disease. >> so far our commute is ok with a few exceptions. >> and welcome back, the time is 40 minutes after 5:00. 64 degrees at the top of the hour at the maryland science center. big change temperature-wise for us. you'll notice when you step out the temperatures have dropped to the 50's in the suburbs. 55 in hagerstown and 58 at the airport. breezy and much cooler today. it will be pleasant. but we were in the 90's. we're shooting for a high temperature of 78 degrees. when we come back we'll check your forecast for the weekend. >> in this morning's "medical alert." treating sudden cardiac alert with chest compression is a more viable way to help. the succ
face of the office, rather than use a spokesperson. he says after some down time, he will wind down his private law practice, look into an audit of the city state's attorney's office, of trying to restore faith people lost in the criminal-justice system. >> despite six days of early voting opportunities, voter turnout in maryland's primary appears to have been the lowest on record. the maryland state board of elections reports of official polling place turned out to be 2.4% during early voting and 21.6% during election day. but very county had the lowest turnout, and garrett county had the highest -- montgomery county had the lowest. what do you think will improve voter turnout, or is it a lost cause? you can leave your comments on our facebook page, and stay in touch with our updates on wbaltv.com. >> officials with the department of defense said a soldier from baltimore has died in iraq. they say he died from a non- combat related incident. >> we have learned more details about the man who opened fire inside hopkins hospital yesterday. paul pardus spent his days transporting disabled
be a good option. mta says it is a good time for people to get used to the new charge card, an electronic fare system that works like an easy task. >> you just touch the card and go, and your fare is automatically deducted from your value. >> you can get a charge card at cbs or giant, and is interchangeable with the smarter card. >> john collins has more on what is turning out to be a really great forecast for tomorrow's home opener, plus pete gilbert has a preview of what the team bases when they take on the grounds. you can watch the newer jets and the miami dolphins tomorrow night during sunday night football. it is followed by 11 news and then gerry sandusky along with pete gilbert and ravens coverage in the ravens wrap up. in tonight's commitment 2010 report, governor martin o'malley has gained the support of the largest aid workers government. the state lodge of the fraternal order of police gave its endorsement to republican bob ehrlich. here is a look at the latest television ad from the bomb early campaign. the ad slams the b g e rates, a major issue during the 2006 election, an
income meant cecedes. >> and using a handgun in maryland may become illegal. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to saturday saturday -- "11 news saturday morning". i'm lisa robinson. >> first let's check in with tony pann. >> it is autumn-like out there. temperatures in the mid 50's. the skies are clear. this is what you expect when you start thinking about autumn. it is going to be a beautiful afternoon. it is going to warm up quickly, as is the case in the autumn. you get big temperature swings from the morning to the afternoon. so, yeah, it is chilly. it is 56 degrees, but by the time we get into the afternoon. so a beautiful start to the weekend. we show you that and check the tropics when i come back. for now, to the news desk. >> our big story this morning, we're learning more about the shooting at johns hopkins hospital. >> this morning we hear the frantic 911 calls from people who were athe hospital when police say someone shot a doctor, shot his mother, and then turned the gun on himself. >> and you heard a shot? >> yes. >> are you an employee?
and collapsed, 11 lives were lost. and oil began to seep into the gulf, the start of the worst spill in u.s. history. 150 days later, it is quiet with no ceremonial fanfare. government scientists say that the final seal, 74 barrels of cement, once stood over night pressure tests and that the well will never leaked again president obama acknowledged the work that has been done and perhaps the most difficult job that lies ahead. "we will continue to work closely with the people of the gulf, to rebuild their livelihoods, and restore the environment that supports them. my administration will see our communities, businesses, and fragile ecosystems through this difficult time." those are difficulties that continue to wash up along the gulf coast. while crews may have permanently stop the flow of oil, it does not mean that there is not oil in the water. you do not have to go that far or look that far to find it. cleanup teams fight every day. it seems that the oil is still winning the battle. >> i have been taking people up and down the shoreline for weeks, months now, watching the cleanup. it jus
of for clement her clothing was not inappropriate. can we see a picture? that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. rooms and acker proper place for female sports reporters? here we go with the debate. e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> it is a good question. everybody is talking about that. >> should men be allowed in women's locker rooms? fair is fair. >> coming up, an athlete gives up his heisman trophy. >> the christmas day bomber makes a move some would consider drastic. more as we cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. ok right there. >> and welcome back. it is 10 minutes after 5:00 a.m. a beautiful shot downtown. 56 degrees at the maryland science center. get away from the city and its temperatures are in the low to mid 50's. the skies are clear. it should be a quiet start for us. we will make it to around 80 this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. seven-day forecast and an update on the traffic's when we come back. >> new information on the man trying to set off a bomb on christmas day. the incident happened as the plane landed in det
for the weather. >> cool stuff for us this morning, not quite as cool as yesterday morning, but you will need a light jacket at this hour. the barometric pressure at 31.5. we will start out with sunshine this morning. it should stay dry during the day with a high temperature of 82 degrees later on today. so slightly warmer during the day today than yesterday. when we come back, we will check hurricane igor and the seven-day forecast. for now, to the news desk. >> overnight bp engineers began the final plugging of the leak in the gulf of mexico spill. >> jay gray has the latest from louisiana. >> engineers were set to begin the final pressure test on the deep water well. after pouring cement, scientists want to make sure the seal will hold more than 1,100 pounds of pressure per square inch. crew members are confident it will. in the final hours, there has been a sense of pride. >> the fact that it had done so much damage. it is the fact that we were able to help solve and fix something that so many people wanted and needed fixed. >> sealing the well won't solve the problem so many living on th
be a good option and mta says it's a good time for people to get used to the new charm card, a fear system that works like an easy pass. >> just touch the card and go. and your fair is automatically deducted. >> you can get a charm card at cvs or giant and it's sbrangeable with d.c. metro's smart card. >> and don't forget you can catch the new york jets and miami dolphins tonight. the game airs here followed by 11. then we'll have extended coverage. on the northwest side of baltimore the search continues for the man police say shot a man early in the morning in the 35000 block of heyward avenue. a man was shot multiple times in the chest. police in annapolis have arrested a man for another shooting that sent a man to shock trauma. he is charged according to police he shocked the victim at the harbor house complex after 5:po yesterday morning. he is expected to survive there is no word on a possible motive. a run will be held later in honor of yeardly love, the uva student who was murdered last may. the school is holding the fund raiser to raise money for a new field in her name. a judge in
in the case. officials with john hopkins hospital tell us the doctor shot on thursday is in fair condition tonight. police say dr. david cohen was shot on the eighth floor of the nelson building by paul pardus who barricaded himself inside his mother's hospital room, shot her, then took his life. 911 calls made during the incident were released on friday. >> 911! we need 911. a shooting on nelson eight. >> okay. >> 9! >> calm down. has anybody been shot? >> i don't know. i work for physical therapy. we heard gunshots. >> wow. police tell us the department and hospital officials are investigating mr. pardus' history and working to determine if crucial details may have been overlooked. we have posted the 911 calls in their entirety on our web site, wbaltv.com. hurricane igor is on track for bermuda, creating high winds and rough surf. to get ready, locals are gathering supplies and boarding up homes while vacationers are trying to leave before the storm hits some time on sunday. igor's forecasted path forced royal caribbean to change the destination for enchantment of the seas that departs f
that there are people like us who need it. >> many americans remain split over the law. a new poll shows a light 30% of those surveyed favored while 40% are opposed. a divided debate likely to intensify as the midterm elections approach. >> the baltimore city budget has taken a beating but that did not stop the city official from a pricey renovation of his office at taxpayer expense. this is the office of the director of public works, complete with a zebra stripes rug, a pedestal stint at a 12 footer dollars desk chair -- pedestal sink. david scott was the public works director at time and a member of the sheila dixon capita. the total cost was more than $27,000. on the director has now found other uses for the furniture. >> baltimore city police are looking for those behind a string of armed robberies in side the -- inside the mondawmin mall. >> these have hit several sources inside mondawmin mall over the summer. they're all armed robberies but please to not leave their all connected. a string of armed robberies over the summer has police searching for suspects. six holdups were at stores. >> the
the economy. 11 news kate amara joins us live with more on the story. >> good morning. >> good morning. so i know we've been talking about this all week. by today the president will unveil more details of his economic strategy, focusing on tax cuts today. giving some, and taking some away. >> president obama back on the road, pushing his plan to boost the economy, hoping to score political points in the process. >> in ohio today, he's set to announce a $200 billion tax cut for businesses allowing firms to write off 100% of spending on new equipment and painting republicans as the party of no. >> their slogan is no, we can't. nope. no. no. >> officials say president obama will also argue against extending the bush era tax cuts for the nation's richest families. the white house trying to change the narrative in the runup to the midterm elections. >> it's a great strategy but tuff to do because voters become cynical. republicans argue demonstrates need to stop spending. >> jobs are the number one issue in this campaign. >> both parties clearly using the economy to try to gain ground in november
at how high these claims are -- >> we have seen it again since you have been with us. and of course to this is a concern with the lack of rain and high winds that we add pureed there will be -- that we have had. we will be coming back to you. the those in support of a slot parlor next to anne arundel mall are talking to the backers. >> those opposed to these lots have been running ads for weeks. >> the battle for slot has now andk -- has now the look o feel of a major campaign. it is getting expensive. the forces behind the effort to get a slot licensed has already spent more than $1 million in tv advertising. >> the answer is simple, vote for question "a." >> it needs to be in a location by itself. >> opponents forced -- opponents of slots at the mall spent just over $1 million, urging a no vote on reverend them question 'a." those in support of question "a" began running ads labor day. and they have just opened a revenue campaign headquarters, launching what they call a true to drive. they contend a vote against question "a" not only does not bring them to laurel park, but elimina
. >> the game plan to get the word out ask even to use good common sense and caution. prepare for tropical winds. that's what we're going to get. >> heading into the evening the percentage officials moved life guard chairs and trash cans off the beach as they're expecting debris to blow around. they're expecting minor flooding. they feel confident that ocean city will be spared from major damage. >> we're going to get through this. this is another storm. we have plans in place. we're ready to go and clean up quickly and get the weekend back up for the visitors. >> the emergency operations center will open at 4:00 in the morning to make sure everyone is on the same page and no extra precautions need to be taken. as far as us, we're going to follow the storm as well. we'll have updates for you starting tomorrow morning on 11 news today. and for now in ocean city, tv 11 news. >> of course -- beach patrol is monitoring the storm and warning beachgoers to be on alert. and a number of patients with beach related injuries will end up here. >> i spent
televised town hall meeting today, the focus, jobs. 11 news reporter kate amara joins us live from washington with the latest. good morning, kate. >> good morning, mindy. good morning, stan. just six weeks to go now till election day, and so president barack obama is hitting the campaign trail. today, that includes cable tv. >> hello! >> a black tie dinner at the height of campaign season. president barack obama continues to spread his economic message. >> it was about a plan to rescue our economy and rebuild it on a new foundation. >> the campaigner-in-chief hits the trail in earnest this week, rallying voters, raising money for democratic candidates, and talking directly to americans today during a televised town hall-style meeting on jobs and the economy. >> i think the president has to -- like a razor blade -- go after the single issue upper most in the minds of the american people, and that's employment. >> the g.o.p. is pushing back, hoping to regain power on capitol hill in november, accusing democrats of spending too much. >> democrats' job-killing policies have left our sm
crisis. >> we cannot sit this one out. we can't let this country fall backwards because the rest of us didn't care enough to fight. the stakes are too high for our country and for your grewture and i'm going to get out there and fight as hard as i can and i know you are too to make sure we keep moving forward. >> the president's campaign trip will cover four states. and president checked on former president jimmy carter fly being from new mexico to wes con son. carter fell ill. the 39th president said hit was just an upset stomach and is said to be resting comfortable tonight. carter is expected to resume this tour this week. >> baltimore city police department is mourning the lost of one of it's own. single vehicle accident took the life yesterday. he was on his way to a training program at ten penn state. back in november we teamed one the state department of education in an effort to save lives. 3-d as in don't drive distracted. >> later this week. maryland will ban drivers from talk on hand held cell-phones. it's putting an end to disstackedtive driving. rob has more on what's b
arrested without incident by u.s. marshals yesterday in washington state, about 40 miles south of seattle. police say palmer, charged in a stabbing, made up a medical emergency in order to escape. he now faces additional charges. a man whom police accused of fleeing the scene of an armed robbery in northeast of war is now in custody. authorities say two men held a of pharmacy at a shopping center yesterday. investigators a police arrived on the scene after a guard reportedly fired several shots at the armed suspect. police said they have recovered one weapon. the names of the suspects have not been released. >> if you have ever canceled or stop using an e-mail account, you think it is probably gone for good and will never be used again. but that did not happen to one local man. >> michael says a long time ago, 11 years ago, he had a paid aol e-mail account that he thought he canceled. >> i terminated our agreement with aol and stop paying the yearly maintenance fee. i expected everything to be finalized and finished. >> that was 1999. imagine his surprise when he logged onto that account
to under 50 points. the nasdaq gained 62. u.s. auto sales are no longer you're helping to lead an economic recovery and it is not just the big bands of taking a hit. will general motors all sales fall 7%, ford, 5%, subaru salt -- saw sales fall more than 7%. economic fears are also forcing car manufacturers to hold back incentives, which also drives potential customers away. there is a bit of good economic news locally him. maryland gained about 46,000 jobs from june to july. the report also alludes to a potential jump in the nation's unemployment rate to somewhere above 95%. maryland's rate still remains well below that figure. as we first reported earlier this month, the state is dealing with a pretty large surplus tonight to the tune of about -- the bulk of that comes from tax revenue. the surplus will be dumped into the rainy day fund and the baltimore business journal breaks down the numbers even further. we have a link to the story on wbaltv.com. parents, new research may have you thinking twice before cutting down on your kids for sleeping too much. we will explain. we'll tell you h
freeney with us. now, why were you able to get to eli manning the way that you did tonight? >> i think it has a lot to do with what we do every day. it's about training and practice and about the colts who are around here. we get after quarterbacks is what we do. especially when we get leads. opportunity to make some plays happen. >> eddie: you and robert mathis are the masters of the sack fumble. you had two tonight. how are you able to take advantage of particularly giants left tackle david diehl? >> i think every time we go after the quarterback, running back, we are trained to go ahead and cause that fumble. i think, you know, probably originate lawrence taylor on that and i grew up watching him. robert does a great job. whenever we get an opportunity we try to strip the ball. >> eddie: uncharacteristic way to start the season last week with a loss. how important was it for you to come out strong from the start? >> very important. especially a home game. we want to start off the season on a good noit note. obviously, the first game didn't happen. why 16 games and opportunities to p
us in a position where we don't turn this over. we cannot turn the football over. our guys know that. i am not sharing anything with you that they don't already know. >> not only has the rookie sergio kindle suffered a horrible injury, he has not been able to be with the team. he was not allowed to even go to the team headquarters. he will not play again this year. he will sign a contract which will allow him to use the ravens' facilities. maryland at home this weekend. and the soon to win facing florida international. the only two teams that hess played against rutgers and texas have a good lead. miami at of the panthers, they are trying out of the all-time great. corey harris deep for travis benjamin. this is a 39-yard game. harris keep some getting turnovers but he does things away in the fourth. miami does a number, they win 31-3. just three series left in the season for the orioles. they were doing so well after their awful start. they need two more wins to avoid it 100 losses. the yankees and their ways of looking for 100 wins. the advantage, raise -- rays. sabathia not at his
. it will continue to become more and more widely known in use. >> officials believe early voting will make up about 8% of the votes undercast in the primary. the hot disarrays of the primary is that in the city state attorney. >> they say he is making racially tense statements. >> i am an integral part of this. >> if he was elected, he would be back. but in her statement in context, as she is speaking to the alliance. >> she is not think and officer should do anything would treat them. i do not know a prosecutor's office in the country that practices that prevent it he was elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he does believe they are purposely injecting race. it acknowledges the racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it is like we will be there whether they say it for not. it is led to the politicians to walk the fine line. sometimes the men there may be real differences. >> they charged if her opponent is elected, the city will go ballistic. >> he will be a rubber stamp. >> how bigotry shaped it. since the office has a historical residence for americans. >> it is a very emotional deal
school football tonight. tonight they get together under the lights at towson university. getting used be digging is to the college campuses. darrius jennings, 274 rushing yards for the night. gilman has little trouble from the stags, 35-10. going on the road following monday night on road feels like a recipe for disaster. ray lewis in his 15th year at middle linebacker demonstrated he is not hanging on too long. the ravens won a game many thought they would not. ray earned a 15-yard penalty. a natural letdown after beating the jets. >> we have another week coming up this week, and the bengals are a quality opponent. now it is over. >> i asked about the fact that the bengals did not look very good last week. >> he said if you fall for that, >> he said if you fall for that, you everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and
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